Label Me

Gay Essential Opinion: Label Me

Outside of documentaries, the Syrian refugee crisis is yet to become a major subject in arthouse cinema, but its impact is beginning to be keenly felt by LGBT filmmakers. People arriving from a country with a hostile attitude towards gay people can find themselves struggling to fit in when arriving in a more welcoming environment, feeling displaced from the community in which they belong due to having to hide who they are for so long.

Monster Pies

Gay Essential Films To Watch, Monster Pies

Released in 2013, Monster Pies is a film written and directed by Lee Galea. The film was awarded the Winner of Audience Choice Award for Best Feature at the Melbourne Queer Film Festival 2013. Tristan Barr and Lucas Linehan star in this coming-of-age film set in the 90s in Melbourne.


Gay Essential Review: Cubby at Outfest

Fans of the unrelenting absurdism of Tim Robinson’s Netflix series I Think You Should Leave will be delighted to hear that an offbeat counterpart is currently making its way around the LGBTQ festival circuit. Cubby, the directorial debut of writer and star Mark Blane, is a distinctively queer spin on a comedic archetype largely reserved for straight protagonists: the man-baby who shirks adult responsibility at every opportunity, never ceasing to view the world through naive eyes.

Tu Me Manques

Opinión Esencial Gay: Tu Me Manques

Tu me manques es una de las pocas películas de habla hispana, que no se enfoca en la ignorancia de muchos hacia la comunidad LGBTQ, sino, en la transformación humana y de cómo el ser humano tiene el potencial de cambiar mediante el poder que es la conexión humana.

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